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Tanto:Bishu Mihara Ju Masanao Saku Tensho ? Nen 8 Gatsu Hi(NBTHK Tokubetsu Kicho Token)

Ordering number:AS24211

Tanto in Koshirae (NBTHK Tokubetsu Kicho Token)

Signature: Bishu Mihara Ju Masanao Saku
Tensho ? Nen 8 Gatsu Hi

We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo Saku, Jyojyo Saku, Jyo Saku and Regular Saku.
This tanto is ranked as Jyo Saku for the works of Bishu Mihara Ju Masanao.
Habaki: Silver foiled single Habaki.
Blade Length: 27.9 cm (10.98 in)
Curvature: 0.5 cm (0.20 in)
Mekugi Hole: 3 (2 filled)
Width at Base: 2.51 cm (0.99 in)
Thickness: 0.51 cm (0.20 in)
Sword Weight: 150 g (0.33 lbs)
Era: Muromachi Period
Shape: Saki-zori with bo-hi on both sides.
Jigane: Ko-itame hada well-forged with visible utsuri and some rough areas.
Hamon: Nioi-deki with some deep nioiguchi, boshi small round with kaeri and haki-kake.
The edge part is perfect and fits tightly.

Features: Bishu Mihara Ju Masanao was an active swordsmith in Bizen during the Eiroku period of the Muromachi era.

Fuchikashira: Decorated with the same pattern on red copper.
Saya: Unusual lacquered saya with a gourd design.
Menuki: High relief carving of a fish and flute design in red copper with gold inlay.
Kozuka: High relief carving of a dragon in iron with gold inlay.
Kogatana: Signed by Tashiro Ichikanemoto.

Aoi Art’s Comment: The koshirae is well-crafted, and the tanto is an excellent piece.

NBTHK Tokubetsu Kicho Token
Aoi Art estimation paper
Whole Oshigata
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Price:250,000 JPY-.

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